A special for Norwegian Cruise Lines crosses the Trail River on its journey to Seward and an awaiting cruise ship.
A quiet late August afternoon along Turnagain Arm is briefly interrupted as 120S heads south with barge traffic for Whittier and the Lower 48.
Nearly 9,000 feet of containers and mixed freight are heading to the Lower 48 via an Alaska Marine Lines barge as one of three locomotives left in the original black and yellow paint scheme leads ... (more)
The conductor on the 120N is enjoying a warm late August day with the window wide open as this pair of SD70MACs have nearly 10,000 tons of mixed freight and containers from the Lower 48 in tow ove... (more)
Nearly 8,000 feet of mixed freight and containers from the Lower 48 snake their way along the Turnagain Arm about 20 miles from the trains destination in Anchorage.
Three of Alaska Railroad's finest lead train 125S into the junction at Portage where the Whittier branch leaves the Seward main.
While out trying to take photos of Eagles catching their dinner I knew it wouldn't be too long until the northbound Coastal Classic made its way up Turnagain Arm towards Anchorage. Once I heard th... (more)
Alaska Railroad's ballast train is lead through Denali National Park, by GP40-2, 3003. One of only three locomotives left on the railroad, still in the black and gold, paint scheme.
A condensed, Denali Star Train, passes through Hurricane, Alaska. The shortened train, and the dead fireweed, signal that winter is near for the state. I would be leaving the Last Frontier, only f... (more)
The Alaska State fair is always summer's last big hurrah in the Last Frontier. To help accommodate the 300,000 visitors (equivalent to about half the state's total popu... (more)
Alaska is overwhelming. Sometimes it's hard to capture the scope of it when out shooting trains. The magic of drone photography has really helped with this by offering ne... (more)
A lengthy 120S starts onto the Whittier Branch and begin the 12 mile trek to Whittier and a date with the ARMs barge to Seattle. In the background is 20 Mile Valley including 20 Mile Glacier. In t... (more)
"Shores of Bird Creek"
A trio of Alaskan GP40-2s spring south along the rock shores of the Turnagain Arm with a hefty outbound train for the barge at Whittier. Taking p... (more)
"Alaskan Storm Light"
A scorched sky is slightly colored by an evening rainbow as the Denali Star closes in on Healy, AK.